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jabs to do something back. >> rose: the lance armstrong story with coyle, macur and david epstein and sally jenkins. >> plus ian bremmer on the international risks for 2013 when we continue. >> funding for charlie rose was provided by the following. mye-e captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: lance armstrong by any measure was widely known as the king of cycling but the career of this seven-time tour de france winner has been marred in controversy, last year the u.s. anti-doping agency accused him of running the most sophisticated doping program in history, armstrong denied the allegations for over a decade, he admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs in an interview recorded with oprah winfrey on monday, oprah spoke to me today on cbs this morning about the interview. >> i would rather people make their own decisions about whether he was contrite or not, i felt he was thoughtful, i thought he was serious, i thought that he certainly had prepared himself for this moment. i would say that he met the moment
. lance armstrong opens up to oprah winfrey about doping. she says he comes clean in an unexpected way. a new wonder material is said to change your world forever. we will show you what it looks like. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. syrian students turned up at the university of aleppo today ready for the first day of exams. what they got instead was two massive explosions. twin blasts rocked the school, killing at least 80 people. rebel forces as the government bombed the campus deliberately. from neighboring turkey, james reynolds reports. >> the university of aleppo was thought to be one of the last safe places in syria of's largest city. but two explosions changed that. these pictures were filmed just after the blasts. the side of this building was blown away. the university was home to both students and ordinary people who had taken refuge from fighting elsewhere in aleppo. the browns are in an area of grounds nt control -- brow are in an area under government control, but activists say it was the government to fired. >> this is the sig
reynolds, bbc news, is double. -- istanbul. >> lance armstrong has already been stripped of his titles and reputation. he is sitting down to chat with oprah winfrey. she is not revealing what he said about allegations that he routinely used performance enhancing drugs, but she did say that he did not come clean and perhaps the way she expected. >> lance armstrong sitting down with oprah for the biggest interview of her career and possibly the most difficult of his. the what he said about taking drugs remains unclear, despite widespread reports that he confessed to doping. >> i would say that he did not come clean in a manner that i expected. it was surprising to me. for myself, my team, all of us in the room, we were mesmerized. >> and when pressed on whether he appeared contrite, oprah urged viewers to make up their own minds. >> i choose not to characterize. i would rather people make their own decisions about whether he was contrite or not. i felt that he was awful. i thought that he was serious. i -- i felt that he was thoughtful. i thought that he was serious. he certainly had pre
tour de france champion lance armstrong's admission that he used performance enhancing drugs. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> suarez: president obama called today for what amounts to a national awakening to stop gun deaths in america. he detailed an action plan, all the while acknowledging that the most far-reaching measures face tough going in congress. >> we can't put this off any longer. >> suarez: with that, the president laid out his strategy, before an audience of congress members, cabinet advisors, and the families of those killed in the school shootings in newtown, connecticut. >> in the month since 20 precious children and six brave adults were violently taken from us at sandy hook elementary, more than 900 of our fellow americans have repo
today. >> rose: how would you like to have done the lance armstrong interview? >> i'm not sure i could have done it because i'm a huge sports fan. i'll tell you why i say that. i would have been too angry with lance armstrong. this is a man who lied, cheated, and kaund the world for a very long time but did it in a very malicious day. david walsh of the "sunday times" who exposed him time and again and lance armstrong sued him time and again. he won $1 million off the "sunday times" and now he's admitted that he drugged all the time, h he was a cheat. >> rose: we'll find tout tonight what he said. >> i think we can pretty well take it that's what he will say. you have this great it american icon, global icon, who was a cheat. i don't know about you, you like sport, and i like sport. i remember a cricket game, i was editing the "daily mirror." i like crickit. it's not the most popular sport in america, but i like it. i remember this game. it was a-- there was a surprising declaration by want south african captain which didn't make any sense, allowed england back into the game, internati
. this was the work of pro- government militia. recycling sphere has criticized lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey last night. they claimed it was part of a job, like having air in his tires. they have urged armstrong to make a full disclosure to the anti doping authority. with more on the admission and the fallout, i spoke with the co-author that joined us from new york. >> we are joined from new york. it was if enough of a confession by lance armstrong for you? >> there is the first few feet of that mountain and i spent two years working on this book. a fascinating world that they live then. the details of how they did it are fascinating and crucial to this story. >> what was it light seeing him coming clean about not being clean? gosh we knew that -- >> we knew what he was going to say, but to see the defiance, the hesitation felt like an unsuccessful therapy session and in front of 4.3 million people. i think he does this because he realizes -- he is in shock. he went from joan of arc to attila the hun and a short amount of time and he has always loved risk. it was a high risk and high
sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: former cycling great lance armstrong was back at the center of a media storm today. it was widely reported that he has now publicly admitted to doping. armstrong's statements came in an interview with oprah winfrey taped monday. she did not release direct quotations or sound. instead on cbs this morning she said armstrong had been forth coming. >> i felt that he was thoughtful. i thought that he was serious. i thought that he certainly had prepared himself for this moment. i would say that he met the moment. at the end of it, two-and-a-half... literally two-and-a-half hours, we both were pretty exhausted. i would say i was satisfied. >> sreenivasan: at the same time winfrey said armstrong did not come clean in the matter that i expected. the interview came several months after the u.s. anti-doping agency issued a damning 1,000-page report that accused armstrong of master minding, quote, the most sophisticated professionalized and successful doping program that sports has ever seen. while he led the u.s. service team. since then armstrong has been banned from p
poet; the lance armstrong doping admission; and shields and brooks. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the u.s. house of representatives will vote next week on lifting the debt ceiling. majority leader eric cantor said today republicans want an interim measure to provide about three more months of borrowing authority. the bill would not mandate immediate spending cuts, as house speaker john boehner earlier promised. instead, it would force congress to pass a budget or go without being paid. the government could reach the current debt ceiling by mid-february. ray nagin, the mayor of new orleans during hurricane katrina, has been indicted on charges for corruption. a federal grand jury accused him today of bribery, wire fraud, and money laundering while in office. nagin was the city's mayor from 2002 until 2010. two former new orleans officials and two businessmen have already pleaded guilty in the case. u.s. attorney general eric holder today defended president obama's moves to curb gun violence. the president signed 23 executive orde
time in 20 years pillar in -- 20 years. lance armstrong has been stripped of his mettle. the committee acted after the governing body found him guilty of systematic doping and stripped them of seven wins. there is speculation as to whether he will lead men to open or apologize. extremists are gaining ground militarily and they're also winning popular support. it has become increasingly powerful. the free syrian army is living in kidnapping. they met one of the leaders of the front and found this exclusive report. >> they are waiting for bread. eight hours. nothing is more emblematic of what they have captured, and everyone knows the reason. it is the free syrian army fighters that have eluded the supply. >> we have no bread, and no fuel, no power. she goes on to tell me that we used to live like kings. now the strong devour the week. there is an atmosphere of insecurity. there are kidnappings. support is slipping away in the free army. these men are the beneficiaries. for many in aleppo, they are saviors. to the united states, they are terrorists. in this secretive group agreed to spea
unclear. the international olympic committee stripped lance armstrong today of the bronze cycling medal he won in the 2000 summer games. the announcement came amid reports that armstrong confessed to doping, in an interview with oprah winfrey. the interview airs in two parts, starting tonight, on her t.v. channel. the i.o.c. said the timing of its decision was unrelated to the interview. nearly all the new boeing 787 dreamliners in service have now been grounded worldwide. the jets sat idle on tarmacs today as europe, india and others grounded the 787's in their jurisdictions. two major japanese airlines and the u.s. federal aviation authority did so yesterday. boeing has delivered 50 of the cutting-edge planes so far. but at least two battery leaks, just ten days apart, have triggered safety reviews. wall street rode some upbeat economic reports to higher ground today. first-time claims for jobless benefits hit a five-year low last week, and housing starts in december were the best since the summer of 2008. in response, the dow jones industrial average gained more than 84 points to close
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